Accounts Payable Invoice Automation

Archived Published: 11 December 2008 ID: G00163833


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Accounts payable is a major area of focus for process improvement in midsize to large enterprises. Solutions that can improve the workflow of and standardize accounts payable financial management processes should be candidates for IT investment.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
    • Capturing the Invoice
    • Ensuring the Approval Process and Strengthening Internal Controls
    • Integration With ERP
    • Providing Analytics to Manage the AP Process
    • Consider the Benefits of AP Invoice Automation Solutions
    • Understand the Potential Concerns of AP Invoice Automation Solutions
    • Representative Vendors
    • Bottom Line
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